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DeShawn Saunders

May 8, 2022

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  DeShawn (Nu Pac Red Saunders) Quienteze Saunders Sr.


DeShawn lost his life after a brief illness on May 8, 2022. He was born in Lynchburg, Va to Erika Saunders and the late Keith Allen Alexander on September 22, 1992.

DeShawn is survived by his wife Evon Saunders, he leaves to cherish his memories by his mother Erika Saunders, 6 sons DeShawn Jr., Keshawn Quienteze Saunders, Jayden Hudson, DeAngelo Hobbs and Bryan Slaughter, 3 daughters Kymberlie, Deshawna and Angel Saunders. 4 sisters Jessamyn and Jyala Saunders, Makiea and Keath Alexander, 6 brothers Khiry Price(Kierra), Keith Smith(Danielle), DiaMonte’ Clark, Assuam Jefferson and Khalil Alexander; maternal grandparents, Herman Saunders Jr. and Margaret Saunders; his paternal grandparents,  Paul Sr. and Judith Alexander, 4 aunts Diana Redmond(Willie), Margaret Brown (Greg), Lakeeshia Lankster(Greg) Angela Parrish and Pamela Tweedy(Marshall), 2 uncles Paul Jr and Jeffery Alexander, 4 devoted friends Dale Long, Chris Calloway, TJ Long and Cody Chapman and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.


DeShawn was loved by many. He graduated from the Rodeo Academy. Deshawn was very smart and talented he loved to write short stories, Art, Poetry, Tattooing, Fishing, Sports and the beach. Most of all DeShawn was a great dog lover and animal lover just like his dad.

A celebration of Deshawn’s life will be held on Friday May 13, 2022  6:00pm and a visitation will follow the service from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers please offer contributions to the funeral expense.

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